worship was practiced by the Canaanites,
Phoenicians, and related cultures in North Africa and the Levant.
>As a god worshipped by the Phoenicians
Moloch had associations with a particular kind of propitiatory child
sacrifice by parents.
>Moloch figures in the Book of Deuteronomy and in the Book of
Leviticus as a form of idolatry
"And thou shalt not let any of thy seed pass through the fire to
>In the Old Testament, Gehenna was a valley by Jerusalem, where
apostate Israelites and followers of various Baalim and Caananite gods,
including Moloch, sacrificed their children by fire.
>But why was Moloch associated with being a bull type god you
may ask? Well in the modern interpretation of mythology is that
anything associated with bulls is associated with the constellation of
Taurus but from my own research this isnt exactly true because its
actually the Hyades cluster in the constellation of Taurus which is
associated with bulls and goats not the Pleiades cluster which is often
associated with lambs and sheep instead.
>Moloch is your casual steotypical ancient version of Satan
which is actually true because most gods associated with the Hyades
cluster are associated with the devil.
>Artist interpretations of what Moloch could have looked like.
>Window on a Parish church of St.Barnabus in Bethnal Green,
>The pentacle represents the apostle Barnabas also know as the
>Notice the Atheist symbol I used below?
Found this in the top 15 images on google images for "atheist symbol",
notice what its shaped like? A letter' A' and also a pentacle.
>Also when we turn the letter 'A' upside down we get the symbol
for Taurus the bull